Production area: Casal Thaulero, Roseto degli Abruzzi - Teramo
Variety composition: Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 100%
Exposure: South, South-West
Position of the land: Hilly, 100 m a.s.l.
Vine training system: Spurred cordon
Nature of the soil: Medium-textured clay (red clay), well exposed
Harvest period: Second and third week of October
Aging: 18 months in stainless steel
Color: Clear, purplish red with violet reflections
Smell: Broad, quite intense, quite complex, fine and fruity with hints of black cherry jams and ripe cherries in alcohol, slightly herbaceous
Taste: Dry, warm, soft, quite fresh, savory, tannic and balanced by softness.
Alcohol volume: 14.50%
Food pairings: Vegetable soups, egg pasta with meat sauces, red meats, pork, lamb and aged cheeses, excellent for aperitifs with cold cuts of meats and cheeses
Platinum Medal 97/100 Decanter (#1 Montepulciano in the world)
93/100 James Suckling (#1 Montepulciano worldwide for the 2020 vintage)
92/100 Luca Maroni